Aviva Premiership Rugby Fixtures

How will the weather affect this year’s Aviva Premiership Rugby fixtures?

After a three month break, the 2014/2015 Aviva Premiership rugby season returns on the 5 September with newly promoted London Welsh joining the premiership. 

Northampton Saints will be looking to defend the Aviva Premiership champions title, having beaten the Saracens in the 2013/14 final.

For fans travelling the width and breadth of the country to see their team play against some of the top flight teams in the country, the Met Office have compiled the forecasts for each of the games throughout the season.

Whether you are travelling to Sandy Park to see Exeter Chiefs in December, or making your way north to see the Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park in the spring, you will be able to check whether you need your hat and scarf or your waterproofs before you set off.

Back to the events calendar.

Forecast

5 September - 30 May - Before you head to any of the 2014/2015 Aviva Premiership Rugby fixtures, check the weather forecast for each venue.

Rugby and the weather

The premiership rugby season takes place from the end of the summer, throughout the autumn and winter and finishes in May. Matches can take place through driving rain and strong winds however, the conditions can affect the precision of passes and the accuracy of penalty kicks and conversions.

Twickenham stadium director Richard Knight talks about how weather can affect the stadium and the rugby matches.

Weather at Twickenham
Twickenham stadium director Richard Knight talks about how weather can affect the stadium and the rugby matches.

Transcript: Weather at Twickenham stadium Weather at Twickenham stadium (PDF, 121 kB)

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